Visa Company Profile (NYSE:V)

About Visa

Visa logoVisa Inc. is a payments technology company. The Company is engaged in operating a processing network, VisaNet, which facilitates authorization, clearing and settlement of payment transactions across the world. The Company provides its services to consumers, businesses, financial institutions and governments in more than 200 countries and territories for electronic payments. The Company offers fraud protection for account holders and rapid payment for merchants. The Company provides a variety of payment solutions that support payment products that issuers can offer to their account holders, such as pay now with debit, pay ahead with prepaid or pay later with credit products. The Company offers a suite of digital, eCommerce and mobile products and services.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Business Services
  • Industry: Credit Services
  • Sub-Industry: Data Processing & Outsourced Services
  • Exchange: NYSE
  • Symbol: V
  • CUSIP: 92826C83
Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $82.97
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $81.61
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $78.66
  • 52-Week Range: $66.12 - $83.79
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 34.82
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 24.75
  • P/E Growth: 1.82
  • Market Cap: $193.33B
  • Outstanding Shares: 2,359,955,000
  • Beta: 0.91
  • Net Margins: 38.72%
  • Return on Equity: 22.36%
  • Return on Assets: 12.11%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.59%
  • Current Ratio: 1.85%
  • Quick Ratio: 1.85%
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Visa (NYSE:V) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 3 Hold Ratings, 29 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.91)
Consensus Price Target: $88.73 (8.32% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Visa (NYSE:V)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
9/14/2016Pacific CrestSet Price TargetBuy$92.00View Rating Details
9/12/2016Barclays PLCBoost Price TargetOverweight$88.00 -> $90.00View Rating Details
9/6/2016Deutsche Bank AGReiterated RatingBuy$87.00View Rating Details
9/6/2016Robert W. BairdBoost Price TargetOutperform$90.00 -> $95.00View Rating Details
8/5/2016Piper Jaffray Cos.Reiterated RatingOverweight$94.00View Rating Details
7/25/2016ArgusReiterated RatingBuy$85.00 -> $90.00View Rating Details
7/25/2016NomuraReiterated RatingBuy$91.00View Rating Details
7/22/2016JPMorgan Chase & Co.Reiterated RatingBuy$90.00View Rating Details
7/22/2016Jefferies GroupReiterated RatingBuy$93.00View Rating Details
7/22/2016Stifel NicolausBoost Price TargetBuy$86.00 -> $91.00View Rating Details
7/19/2016William BlairReiterated RatingOutperformView Rating Details
7/18/2016Goldman Sachs Group Inc.Reiterated RatingBuy$86.00View Rating Details
7/2/2016Sanford C. BernsteinReiterated RatingOutperform$97.00View Rating Details
6/28/2016Atlantic SecuritiesUpgradeNeutral -> Overweight$92.00View Rating Details
6/10/2016Oppenheimer Holdings Inc.Boost Price TargetBuy$85.00 -> $90.00View Rating Details
5/26/2016Keefe, Bruyette & WoodsReiterated RatingOutperform$95.00View Rating Details
4/22/2016Cowen and CompanyBoost Price TargetOutperform$83.00 -> $87.00View Rating Details
4/20/2016SunTrust Banks Inc.Reiterated RatingBuy$85.00 -> $100.00View Rating Details
4/15/2016Citigroup Inc.Reiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
4/15/2016Compass PointInitiated CoverageNeutral$80.00View Rating Details
4/9/2016Sterne Agee CRTReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
4/4/2016Evercore ISIBoost Price TargetBuy$84.00 -> $85.00View Rating Details
3/31/2016Morgan StanleyReiterated RatingBuy$98.00View Rating Details
2/11/2016Bank of America Corp.DowngradeBuy -> Neutral$70.15 -> $75.00View Rating Details
1/30/2016Royal Bank Of CanadaLower Price TargetOutperform$91.00 -> $87.00View Rating Details
1/29/2016Sandler O'NeillLower Price TargetHold$76.00 -> $75.00View Rating Details
1/29/2016Credit Suisse Group AGLower Price Target$89.00 -> $85.00View Rating Details
1/29/2016BMO Capital MarketsBoost Price TargetOutperform$84.00View Rating Details
12/30/2015MacquarieReiterated RatingOutperform$85.00View Rating Details
11/3/2015SusquehannaReiterated RatingPositive$85.00 -> $87.00View Rating Details
10/22/2015Wells Fargo & Co.Initiated CoverageOutperformView Rating Details
10/8/2015GuggenheimInitiated CoverageBuy$85.00View Rating Details
7/28/2015S&P Equity ResearchDowngradeHold$80.00View Rating Details
7/25/2015FBR & CoReiterated RatingHoldView Rating Details
7/24/2015Topeka Capital MarketsBoost Price TargetHold$66.00 -> $70.00View Rating Details
5/20/2015Credit Agricole SAInitiated CoverageOutperform$77.00View Rating Details
(Data available from 9/30/2014 forward)


Earnings History for Visa (NYSE:V)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
7/21/2016Q316$0.66$0.69$3.67 billion$3.63 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/21/2016Q216$0.67$0.68$3.60 billion$3.60 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
1/28/2016Q116$0.68$0.69$3.63 billion$3.57 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/2/2015Q415$0.63$0.62$3.56 billion$3.60 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/23/2015Q315$0.59$0.74$3.37 billion$3.52 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/30/2015Q215$0.62$0.63$3.34 billion$3.40 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/29/2015Q115$2.49$2.53$3.35 billion$3.40 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/29/2014Q414$2.10$2.18$3.23 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/24/2014Q314$2.10$2.17$3.15 billion$3.16 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/24/2014Q214$2.18$2.52$3.19 billion$3.16 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/30/2014Q114$2.16$2.20$3.12 billion$3.16 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/30/2013Q413$1.85$1.85$3.02 billion$3.00 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/24/2013Q3 2013$1.80$1.88$2.89 billion$3.00 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/1/2013Q2 2013$1.81$1.92$2.87 billion$2.96 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/6/2013Q1 2013$1.79$1.82$2.82 billion$2.85 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/31/2012$1.50$1.54ViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/25/2012$1.45$1.56ViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/2/2012$1.50$1.60ViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/26/2011$1.25$1.27ViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/27/2011$1.23$1.26ViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/5/2011$1.20$1.23ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/2/2011$1.21$1.23ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for Visa (NYSE:V)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $2.79 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $3.31 EPS
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20169$0.64$0.71$0.67
Q2 20166$0.72$0.75$0.73
Q3 20166$0.65$0.78$0.70
Q4 20166$0.72$0.78$0.74
Q1 20174$0.77$0.79$0.78
Q2 20174$0.79$0.81$0.80
Q3 20174$0.81$0.86$0.84
Q4 20174$0.84$0.94$0.88
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


Current Dividend Information for Visa (NYSE:V)
Annual Dividend:$0.56
Dividend Yield:0.68%
Dividend Growth:26.40% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:24.35% (Based on Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
20.07% (Based on Current Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
16.92% (Based on Next Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
Track Record:7 Years of Consecutive Dividend Growth

Dividend History for Visa (NYSE:V)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for Visa (NYSE:V)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 0.17%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 80.08%
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
2/10/2016Ellen RicheyInsiderSell39,348$70.00$2,754,360.00View SEC Filing  
12/16/2015William M. SheedyEVPSell60,930$79.47$4,842,107.10View SEC Filing  
3/2/2015Ellen RicheyInsiderSell4,785$277.00$1,325,445.00View SEC Filing  
2/9/2015Ellen RicheyInsiderSell7,966$267.41$2,130,188.06View SEC Filing  
2/2/2015Antonio LucioEVPSell3,438$255.89$879,749.82View SEC Filing  
9/3/2014Antonio LucioEVPSell14,545$215.07$3,128,193.15View SEC Filing  
6/16/2014Antonio LucioEVPSell7,304$210.88$1,540,267.52View SEC Filing  
5/8/2014Byron Pollitt, Jr.CFOSell79,518$210.00$16,698,780.00View SEC Filing  
3/17/2014Alfred Kelly, Jr.DirectorBuy1,575$222.70$350,752.50View SEC Filing  
2/18/2014Elizabeth BuseEVPSell6,159$225.89$1,391,256.51View SEC Filing  
1/2/2014Antonio LucioEVPSell7,163$221.50$1,586,604.50View SEC Filing  
12/11/2013Francisco Fernandez-CarbajalDirectorSell40,600$201.69$8,188,614.00View SEC Filing  
12/2/2013Elizabeth BuseInsiderSell4,405$205.92$907,077.60View SEC Filing  
11/20/2013Elizabeth BuseInsiderSell7,648$199.37$1,524,781.76View SEC Filing  
10/18/2013William M SheedyInsiderSell8,500$197.81$1,681,385.00View SEC Filing  
8/26/2013Elizabeth BuseInsiderSell17,562$177.03$3,109,000.86View SEC Filing  
8/6/2013Joshua FloumGeneral CounselSell23,133$183.95$4,255,315.35View SEC Filing  
7/11/2013Ellen RicheyInsiderSell25,432$188.56$4,795,457.92View SEC Filing  
6/10/2013Antonio LucioInsiderSell9,537$180.54$1,721,809.98View SEC Filing  
5/9/2013Mary B CranstonDirectorSell1,000$179.10$179,100.00View SEC Filing  
2/14/2013Antonio LucioInsiderSell23,906$155.80$3,724,554.80View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


Latest Headlines for Visa (NYSE:V)
DateHeadline logoCostco turns higher profit off Visa deal - USA TODAY (NYSE:V) - September 30 at 10:40 AM
News IconVisa Inc. (NYSE:V) Insider Trading Update - Newburgh Press (NYSE:V) - September 30 at 7:55 AM logoCostco quarterly profit beats on lower fees to Visa - Reuters (NYSE:V) - September 30 at 7:55 AM
News IconMonitor the Current Moves- Visa Inc.'s (V) - Hot Stocks Point (NYSE:V) - September 30 at 7:55 AM
News IconSEC Watch Reporter: Visa INC Class A (V) Shareholder Janney Capital Management LLC Decreased Position by ... - Chester News (NYSE:V) - September 30 at 7:55 AM logo[$$] Costco Earnings Get Boost From Switch to Visa (NYSE:V) - September 30 at 7:55 AM logo[$$] The Biggest Debate in Retail: Should You Pay More to Use a Credit Card? (NYSE:V) - September 30 at 7:55 AM logoVisa : One Year Anniversary of U.S. Chip Card Launch Marks Significant Progress (NYSE:V) - September 29 at 7:49 PM
News IconRounding Up ROI: Visa and Oracle Debut Solutions to Help Merchants Measure Digital Ad Success (NYSE:V) - September 29 at 7:49 PM
News IconCostco quarterly profit beats on lower fees to Visa (NYSE:V) - September 29 at 7:49 PM
News IconMandate From the Top: MasterCard Opens Developer Gateway to Critical Payments Tools (NYSE:V) - September 28 at 7:42 PM
News IconVisa joins Obama’s doing business in Africa (NYSE:V) - September 28 at 7:42 PM
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News IconStock's Trend Analysis Report: Visa Inc (NYSE:V), Peregrine Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:PPHM) - NYSE Journal (press release) (NYSE:V) - September 28 at 7:55 AM
News IconVisa Inc. (NYSE:V) Quarterly EPS Analysis - Newburgh Press (NYSE:V) - September 28 at 7:55 AM
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News IconVisa and Oracle to offer merchants feedback on digital advertising (NYSE:V) - September 27 at 7:51 PM
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News IconVisa Inc. (NYSE:V) Sale Analysis - Newburgh Press (NYSE:V) - September 27 at 10:23 AM
News IconReg Filings: As Visa INC (V) Stock Declined, Blackrock INC Has Lowered Holding by $67.76 Million - Chester News (NYSE:V) - September 27 at 10:23 AM logoVisa and Oracle Introduce New Tools to Help Improve Digital Ad Performance (NYSE:V) - September 27 at 10:23 AM logoAmerican Express: A Win…But Enough of One? (NYSE:V) - September 27 at 10:23 AM
News IconCompany owner ran visa fraud scheme, authorities allege (NYSE:V) - September 26 at 7:57 PM
News IconAppeals Court Tosses Antitrust Judgment Against American Express -- 2nd Update (NYSE:V) - September 26 at 7:57 PM
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News IconVisa picks Philippines as global hub for support services (NYSE:V) - September 26 at 7:57 PM logoAppeals court rules for American Express in fee dispute (NYSE:V) - September 26 at 7:57 PM logoVisa : Karp Capital Management Corp buys $2,585,606 stake in Visa Inc (NYSE:V) - September 24 at 7:40 AM
News IconCredit Services: Visa Inc. (NYSE:V) Position of the day (NYSE:V) - September 24 at 7:40 AM
News IconVisa Inc. (NYSE:V) Performance Overview - Newburgh Press (NYSE:V) - September 23 at 7:17 PM
News IconAnalysts' Recommendations Stocks in Review: Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC) & Visa Inc (NYSE:V) - Money News (NYSE:V) - September 23 at 7:17 PM logoVisa's (V) Strategic Alliances Impress; Forex Risks a Drag (NYSE:V) - September 23 at 7:17 PM logoPaul Tudor Jones Purchases Stake in Visa (NYSE:V) - September 23 at 7:17 PM logoBaird Recommends Investors Fill Their Carts With Costco Following Recent Pullback (NYSE:V) - September 23 at 4:55 PM
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News IconAnalysts Valuations For Two Stocks: Visa Inc (NYSE:V,) Prudential Financial Inc (NYSE:PRU) - The Voice Registrar (NYSE:V) - September 22 at 7:43 AM
News IconNotable Stocks in the Spotlight: Clovis Oncology Inc (NASDAQ:CLVS), Visa Inc (NYSE:V) - NYSE Journal (press release) (NYSE:V) - September 22 at 7:43 AM logoVisa and Toronto Public Library Team up to Empower Youth With Financial Education (NYSE:V) - September 22 at 7:43 AM
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Visa (NYSE:V) Chart for Friday, September, 30, 2016

Last Updated on 9/30/2016 by Staff